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Electoral Arenas in Multi-Level Settings: A Comment on the Conceptualization of Electoral Space

Maxmilián Strmiska (strmiska@fss_muni_cz

The article focuses on the notion of electoral arena and upon its role in the study of electoral competition in multi–level institutional settings. The author argues that this conceptual tool should not be underestimated. The concept of electoral arena enables us to elaborate sophisticated descriptions and comparative analyses of intra-level as well as across-level territorial congruence of electoral behavior and party competition patterns.

Electoral arena; multi–level settings; party competition; electoral behavior.

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